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George William Campbell, 6th Duke of Argyll GCH, PC (22 September 1768 – 22 October 1839), styled Earl of Campbell from 1768 to 1770 and Marquess of Lorne from 1770 to 1806, was a Scottish politician and nobleman. He was the eldest son of John Campbell, 5th Duke of Argyll and his wife, Elizabeth Campbell, 1st Baroness Hamilton, daughter of Colonel John Gunning.

He was Whig MP for St Germans from 1790 to 1796 and on 29 November 1810, he married Lady Caroline Elizabeth Villiers, a daughter of the George Villiers, 4th Earl of Jersey, at Edinburgh.

He died in 1839, aged 71 at Inveraray Castle, Argyllshire without issue and was buried on 10 November 1839 at Kilmun, Cowal. His brother, John Campbell, 7th Duke of Argyll, succeeded to his titles.

Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Sir Charles Hamilton
Samuel Smith
Member of Parliament for St Germans
with Edward Eliot 1790-1791
William Eliot 1791-1796

17901796
Succeeded by
William Eliot
Lord Grey of Groby
Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Duke of Argyll
Lord Lieutenant of Argyllshire
1799–1839
Succeeded by
The Marquess of Breadalbane
Masonic offices
Preceded by
The Duke of Hamilton
Grand Master of the
Grand Lodge of Scotland

1822–1823
Succeeded by
The Viscount Glenorchy
Political offices
Preceded by
The Duke of Gordon
Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of Scotland
1827–1828
Succeeded by
The Duke of Gordon
Preceded by
The Duke of Gordon
Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of Scotland
1830–1840
Succeeded by
The Earl of Stair
Preceded by
The Marquess Wellesley
Lord Steward
1833–1834
Succeeded by
The Earl of Wilton
Preceded by
The Earl of Wilton
Lord Steward
1835–1839
Succeeded by
The Earl of Erroll
Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by
John Campbell
Duke of Argyll
1806–1839
Succeeded by
John Campbell
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